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Summer’s music scene winds down

Summer’s music scene winds down

An outdoor stage is a great place to enjoy live music and Virden has a welcoming park and a great stage for that.
Deleau General Store - from soup to nuts

Deleau General Store - from soup to nuts

The early bird gets the worm in this neck of the woods as Scott Phillips starts the day at his store well before sun-up.
Bingo, road trips, resident joins Evergreen, family ceremonies plus students’ destinations

Bingo, road trips, resident joins Evergreen, family ceremonies plus students’ destinations

Community reporters from Princess Lodge and Evergreen Place in Virden and news for the town of Miniota keep readers up to date on happenings of families and news within the residences.
Police deal with assault cases and investigate case of trespassing in cattle pastures among many other calls

Police deal with assault cases and investigate case of trespassing in cattle pastures among many other calls

RCMP members answer a wide variety of calls every week, from serious to ridiculous. But they go.
Find out how and where to vote

Find out how and where to vote

There's four ways to vote so all eligible should be able to participate in the democratic process to elect local representatives and Canada's next prime minister.
1st Annual Albert Drotar Show & Shine at Oak Lake Beach

1st Annual Albert Drotar Show & Shine at Oak Lake Beach

Virden's hazardous waste safely recycled

Virden's hazardous waste safely recycled

Last Saturday’s household hazardous waste collection put local volunteers to work. Thanks to the Virden Lions Club, 74 vehicles were unloaded under the roof of Virden Farmers’ Market sales site on Sixth Ave.
Welsh ponies showing this weekend

Welsh ponies showing this weekend

Virden's agricultural society grounds get off to a busy start in September with a pony breed show. And there's more horse events to follow throughout the month.
Update - Portage la Prairie RCMP looking for suspect in attempted child abduction

Update - Portage la Prairie RCMP looking for suspect in attempted child abduction

The Portage la Prairie RCMP is releasing a forensic artist’s composite sketch of the suspect involved in an attempted child abduction that occurred on Aug. 17, 2021, in the back lane of a residence located on 10th Street NW, in Portage la Prairie.
Manitoba’s TRIP program extended

Manitoba’s TRIP program extended

This summer, doors slowly opened for Manitoba businesses, but stories of struggle caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are all too familiar.